Ingredient: bourbon
Pies

Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie

A slice of Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie on a white square plate

Boston is one of the most historical cities in the U.S. and as you walk through the city it is so apparent.  There are so many historical sites.  So many, in fact, that there is a walking trail you can follow through the city to hit some of the biggest historical spots.  There’s the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere, and the Boston Massacre. There’s the Bunker Hill Monument, the U.S.S. Constitution, and the Boston Common.  There’s Harvard University and Fenway Park. Every single thing in Boston has quite a history.  But there is a much lesser known story in Boston’s history.  More specifically, in the North End of Boston (also known as Boston’s Little Italy). Continue Reading

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Drunk, Pies

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie surrounded by red, yellow, and orange leaves

We’re right in the midst of the chaos that is the holiday season! It is such a fun time of year, but I always feel like I’m falling behind on everything! Which is why I am here, in December, after you’re probably all burnt out on pumpkin pie, to bring you a brand new pumpkin pie recipe!  Now I know it’s more of a Thanksgiving dessert, but today is a very special occasion for which this recipe would be perfect…not that Pie Thursday wouldn’t be a winning idea! Continue Reading

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Drinks, Drunk, Sweet

Cherry Cordial Hot Cocoa

Cherry juice pouring into milk

It’s here.  We’re at the end of January and we have finally come to the last hot cocoa recipe of Hot Cocoa Month. I haven’t posted any boozy hot cocoa recipes because you can easily add booze to every recipe posted this month!  In fact, this Cherry Cordial Hot Cocoa can quickly become a cherry hot cocoa if you would prefer it.  I also have one more hot cocoa surprise coming for you as part of the bonus recipes, so be sure to check back for that. Continue Reading

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Fudge

Smoky Bourbon Chocolate Fudge

Smoky Bourbon Fudge with Makers Mark and Liquid Smoke

Do you have a super quick, super easy, go-to recipe that you always resort to when nothing else is working?  If you do, share it in the comments! Mine has always been Eagle Brand’s Foolproof Chocolate Fudge.  Now, I don’t believe in the word “foolproof” as I’ve been known to mess up “foolproof” recipes or projects, but this fudge just always works.  It takes no time at all to make, and then you just throw it in the fridge and you’re done. You don’t even have to turn on the oven! Continue Reading

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Cupcakes, Drunk

Bourbon Peach Sweet Tea Cupcakes

Happy summer!  I am so glad summer is finally here.  My favorite thing about summer is the abundance of fruit.  I get so burnt out on apples in the fall and winter, so when the bright, colorful fruits start popping up I get so excited.  One of my favorite summer flavors is peach.

I created this cupcake a few years back for a good friend’s birthday. Her favorite beverage is a bourbon peach sweet tea (I’m from the south!) and I decided to recreate that drink as a cupcake.  Continue Reading

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